Telecom Components for Terahertz Applications: LT InGaAs Photoconductors for Coherent Detection Close the Gap

Conference: ECOC 2007 - 33rd European Conference and Exhibition of Optical Communication
09/16/2007 - 09/20/2007 at Berlin, Germany

Proceedings: ECOC 2007

Pages: 2Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Sartorius, B.; Bttcher, J.; Bornholdt, C.; Knzel, H.; Roehle, H.; Schlak, M. (Fraunhofer-Institute for Telecommunications, Heinrich-Hertz-Institut, Einsteinufer 37, D-10587 Berlin)

A THz system based on fibre connected compact InP-modules is proposed. The hereby missing key device, the photoconductor for coherent THz detection is developed. The functionality is demonstrated in a first THz experiment.